Category Archives: Child Health

Timing of the Diagnosis of Autism in African American Children

In this webinar, Dr. John Constantino from Washington University in St. Louis discusses some of the NIMH Autism Center of Excellence Genetics Network’s research. He shares more about how his research provides important/novel insights into diagnostic disparities in the timing of diagnosis, and the burden of cognitive impairment among African American children with autism.…

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US Reports: Race disparities in kids with COVID-19

(7 Aug 2020) Racial disparities in the the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday. One of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports looked children with COVID-19 who needed hospitalization. Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids, and Black children…

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